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Our employer newsletters are attached to this page. To subscribe to the employer newsletter, or to let us know if there’s anything you would like us to include in future issues, please email pensions.regs@derbyshire.gov.uk.

Please note: The newsletters were renumbered from issue 150 (141-149 were not issued).

Links to useful documents

Document about Employer newsletter 188 - PDF Employer newsletter 188 (290KB)

Final pay - payment days reminder, Outsourcing, i-Connect

Document about Employer newsletter 187 - PDF Employer newsletter 187 (281KB)

Issued August 2022. Cost of living crisis, Pension Administration Strategy, Actuarial Valuation 2022.

Document about Employer newsletter 186 - PDF Employer newsletter 186 (238KB)

Issued July 2022: Ill health retirement and employees with limited life expectancy, the 50/50 Section, My Pension Online

Document about Employer Newsletter 185 - PDF Employer Newsletter 185 (208KB)

Issued June 2022: Employer consultation: 2022 Pension Administration Strategy, 2022 Actuarial Valuation, Derbyshire Pension Board recruitment, Updated HR and Payroll guides.

Document about Employer newsletter 184 - PDF Employer newsletter 184 (282KB)

Issued May 2022: Year-end return 2021/2022, employer responsibilities, tier 3 ill health, pensionable pay, enrolment page and public sector exit payments.

Document about Employer newsletter 183 - PDF Employer newsletter 183 (264KB)

Issued April 2022: Valuation, My Pension Online, New LGPS member website and logo resources

Document about Employer newsletter 182 - PDF Employer newsletter 182 (363KB)

Issued March 2022: Employee contribution bands, Contribution returns, Year end return session, i-Connect FAQs, LGA training

Document about Employer newsletter 181 - PDF Employer newsletter 181 (197KB)

Issued February 2022: New Pension Board employer representative, Employee contributions banding changes

Document about Employer newsletter - 180 - PDF Employer newsletter - 180 (223KB)

Issued January 2022: Clean data for 2022 valuation, i-Connect, Employer discretions template updated, Outsourcing

Document about Employer newsletter 179 - PDF Employer newsletter 179 (280KB)

Issued December 2021: Message from the pension fund team, Christmas and New Year opening hours

Document about Employer newsletter 178 - PDF Employer newsletter 178 (395KB)

Issued November 2021: My Pension Online, McCloud judgement - employee data declaration, estimate request forms

Document about Employer newsletter 177 - PDF Employer newsletter 177 (266KB)

Issued October 2021: Website refresh, McCloud information request, Changes to ill health certificates, Change of payroll provider, Derbyshire Pension Board

Document about Employer newsletter 176 - PDF Employer newsletter 176 (170KB)

Issued September 2021: My Pension Online, Updated Funding Strategy Statement, Standard contract wording, Training requests, Salary sacrifice AVCs

Document about Employer Newsletter 175 - PDF Employer Newsletter 175 (369KB)

Issued August 2021: My Pension Online, consultations, member forms improvements

Document about Employer Newsletter 174 - PDF Employer Newsletter 174 (219KB)

Issued July 2021: My Pension Online resources, consultations, updated HR and Payroll guides

Document about Employer newsletter 173 - PDF Employer newsletter 173 (214KB)

Issued June 2021. My Pension Online, McCloud - request for information, Ill health retirement tier 3, Payments for unused holiday

Document about Employer newsletter 172 - PDF Employer newsletter 172 (273KB)

Issued May 2021. Year-end thanks, i-Connect update, outsourcing and changes to employee details.

Document about Employer Newsletter 171 - PDF Employer Newsletter 171 (200KB)

Issued April 2021. Employer Guides, 2021 Pension Administration Strategy, My Pension Online, Standard Contract Wording, LGPS Videos, Year-End Return 2020/2021

Document about Employer Newsletter 170 - PDF Employer Newsletter 170 (486KB)

Issued March 2021. 2021 Pension Administration Strategy, Year-End Return Deadline 23 April, Employee contributions banding changes

Document about Employer newsletter 169 - PDF Employer newsletter 169 (212KB)

Issued January 2021. Prudential AVCs, casual and relief staff, opting out, My Pension Online

Document about Employer special bulletin 2 October 2020 - PDF Employer special bulletin 2 October 2020 (193KB)

Further information about the Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 and its impact on the LGPS.

Document about Employer special bulletin October 2020 - PDF Employer special bulletin October 2020 (271KB)

Restriction of Public Sector Exit Payments Regulations 2020 and its impact on the LGPS

Document about Employer newsletter 168 - PDF Employer newsletter 168 (223KB)

Issued September 2020: McCloud update, Part-time hours, Public sector exit payment cap, Exit credits policy, i-Connect update, Consultation on Investment Strategy Statement, Responsible Investment Framework & Climate Strategy, Local Government Association (LGA) update, Letter to scheme members and Reminders and email addresses.

Document about Employer newsletter 167 - PDF Employer newsletter 167 (306KB)

Issued June 2020: Electronic signatures, Exit credits, Employer webinar, i-Connect, Member self-service, Standard contract wording

Document about Employer special bulletin - April 2020 - PDF Employer special bulletin - April 2020 (285KB)

Coronavirus & the LGPS, forms & notifications, deadlines, year end return 2019/20, LGPS contribution rates 2020/21

Document about Employer newsletter 166 - PDF Employer newsletter 166 (380KB)

In this issue: Coronavirus, year end return 2019/20, valuation results & employer contribution rates, Funding Strategy Statement 2020, LGPS employee contribution bandings 2020/2021, auto enrolment, opting out, McCloud

Document about Employer newsletter 165 - PDF Employer newsletter 165 (304KB)

Newsletter 165, issued February 2020, includes items about the Year End Return 2019/20, valuation results & employer contribution rates, Funding Strategy Statement, Pensions Administration Strategy, Monthly data collection (i-Connect) and more.

Document about Employer special bulletin 2 - December 2019 - PDF Employer special bulletin 2 - December 2019 (388KB)

Fund valuation employer seminar.

Document about Employer newsletter 164 - PDF Employer newsletter 164 (464KB)

October 2019: Employer HR event 25 November, valuation results event 13 January, dedicated employer email address and taking LGPS benefits before 75.

Document about Employer Newsletter 163 - PDF Employer Newsletter 163 (355KB)

Employer contribution rate review, drop in sessions, LGPS employer HR seminar, TUPE - options for members, L1a leaver revision form, contributions payment references, Pensions Administration Strategy, new and improved pension calculator.

Document about Employer newsletter 162 - PDF Employer newsletter 162 (289KB)

This issue includes information about the exit payment cap consultation, contribution payment references, early L1 submissions and Pension Board recruitment.

Document about Employer newsletter 161 - PDF Employer newsletter 161 (205KB)

This newsletter includes information about the new scheme year 2019/2020, website referrals and reminders about revising your discretions policies and submitting your year end return.

Document about Employer newsletter 160 - PDF Employer newsletter 160 (157KB)

This newsletter includes information about our employer training on 13 March 2019, a Pension Board vacancy, the year end return and the LGPS employee contributions bands for 2019/2020.

Document about Employer newsletter 159 - PDF Employer newsletter 159 (284KB)

This newsletter includes information on the 2018/2019 year end and fund valuation, the employer discretions policy, our annual report, new fair deal and ill health retirement.

Document about Employer events bulletin October 2018 - PDF Employer events bulletin October 2018 (117KB)

Employer training session and academy trust seminar, November 2018.

Document about Employer newsletter 158 - PDF Employer newsletter 158 (198KB)

This newsletter includes information on re-branding, our website, pension board representatives and employer events.

Document about Employer newsletter 157 - PDF Employer newsletter 157 (193KB)

This newsletter includes information on the amendment regulations 2018, GDPR and estimates.

Document about Employer newsletter 156 - PDF Employer newsletter 156 (182KB)

This newsletter includes information on contribution bands and auto enrolment triggers for 2018/2019.

Document about Employer newsletter 155 - PDF Employer newsletter 155 (112KB)

This newsletter includes information on year-end returns for 2017/2018, admin and communication strategies.

Document about Employer newsletter 154 - PDF Employer newsletter 154 (187KB)

This newsletter includes information on admin sessions, revised forms and contract wording.

Document about Employer newsletter 153 - PDF Employer newsletter 153 (134KB)

This newsletter includes information on ABS, data protection and auto enrolment.

Document about Employer newsletter 152 - PDF Employer newsletter 152 (146KB)

This newsletter includes information on employee contribution bands and auto enrolment.

Document about Employer newsletter 151 - PDF Employer newsletter 151 (249KB)

This newsletter includes information on employer consultation and year-end reminders.

Document about Employer newsletter 150 - PDF Employer newsletter 150 (284KB)

This newsletter includes information on employer training workshops and discretions.